Some Words of Encouragement. Severe RA and No Meds. right now. The Benefits of a Healthier Microbiome
My RA was under control for the first time in over a decade, but my quality of life was very poor. I still have Chronic Fatigue and Fibromial...
PIP Review / Joint replacements
Has anyone has experience of re-applying for PIP but have had joint replacements in the 2 years since first being awarded? And what was the o...
New here - RA sufferer - sad & lonely!
Hi everyone, my name is Julia and I was diagnosed with RA at the age of 29, I'm now 52....
Introduction to shalomladydi
I just recently turned 51 and was told last week that I need a total hip replacement for my left hip. I have had 2 previous surgeries on this...
Question about joint replacements
I have noticed that there are several in this forum that have had and need to have joint replacements. Is it because the disease has been per...
Hi I have suffered with RA for 40 years & have various joint replacements, but am just about to go for the most scariest one, it will be at t...
Palendromic Rheumatism - RA - surgical procedures
I'm new to this site. My name is Marion - Irish background living in Canada for 40 years!!...
Has anyone used a rollator (wheeled walker with seat)?
Having had RA for so long it's likely I will need some joint replacements as I get older but would like to stave that off as long as possible...
Soft tissue formation...or not in this case
Hi all. I have a question for you and would appreciate your thoughts......
Been taking 50mil Levothyroxine for 2 weeks for borderline hypo, I'm still not functioning very well, everything's such an effort. Luckily I ...
15mg Prednisolone - scared of side effects
Hello I have been prescribed a 3 week course of Prednisolone ( 3 pills for 5 days, 2 pills for 5 days, 1 pill for 5 days ) Has anyone had to ...
I'm getting worse as every day passes by!
Saw the Rheumatologist last week; he showed me the X-Rays of my Hips,, knees and ankles; they all show signs of degenerative Osteo Arthritis....
Neuropathy Relief at Night
I used to get around the pain quite easily by taking the following . Then I built up a tolerance to oxycodone and was using closer to 10mg du...
i am a newbie to all this. i have been taking hydrocortisone medicine and i seem to be gaining lots of weight fast....
I was diagnosed with unspecified poly arthritis 20 years ago and have gradually become disabled over that time. I returned for results yester...
Joint replacement with allergies.
I apologise in advance for how long this post may become but I would value your views on this as I'm quite worried now. Over the past few yea...
Joint replacement and allergies.
And yet another diagnosis!
Basically I am producing too much steroids which would be great if it was the kind that helped my RA but it doesn't!!! And too much growth ho...
Well having been diagnosed with sero negative RA a few years back, plus OA & needing joint replacements ( both knees & foot surgery; & tendon...
Having ablation in 2 weeks and am uplifted by recent positive posts....
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